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Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

Iran does not have sufficient resources to ensure the rebuilding of the war-torn country Iran’s presence in Syria remains a highly irritating factor for Israel, the United States and European countries, which are not ready to finance Syria’s post-war ...

11.09.2018

U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences

The New Round of U.S. Sanctions The withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme has once again exacerbated the issue of sanctions against Iran. Donald Trump’s decision on the JCPOA means that the United States will return to the regime of comprehensive economic sanctions against Tehran that was in place ...

29.08.2018

DASKAA and the New Anti-Russia Sanctions: Does the US Want Self-Isolation?

... the national economy, Russia is a major power that can adapt to the sanctions and even isolate the Americans as they attempt to stifle their adversary. How can this be done? Ivan Timofeev: A Pyrrhic Victory: the History of the Sanctions War Against Iran First, the new sanctions are mostly a consequence of a domestic political divide and political struggles in the United States itself rather than strictly anything Moscow has done. There have been no fundamental changes in Russian foreign policy, ...

22.08.2018

Prospects Dim for the Nuclear Deal As European Businesses Quit Iran

On August 7, new US sanctions against Iran came into force. The European Union declared its intention to block them in order to protect European companies working in Tehran. Can this policy be successful? What are the prospects of the US-EU and US-Iran confrontation and what does the future ...

22.08.2018

South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... to India would help reduce the mutual trade imbalance. Tensions in the Middle East, the Saudi-led coalition’s blockade of Qatar, the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the threat of new sanctions against Iran all undermine buyers’ confidence in the reliability of Gulf supplies and force them to look elsewhere for their gas. In particular, the United States has demanded that buyers of Iranian hydrocarbons stop purchasing from that country by November ...

17.07.2018

How Trump is Changing Iran from the Inside

The Impact of the U.S. President’s Policies on the Situation in the Islamic Republic The nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is perhaps the main achievement of the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani. The approach adopted by Donald Trump threatens to strip the Iranian government of public confidence and exacerbate the already difficult situation inside ...

09.07.2018

RIAC and Fletcher School Work Meeting on «Sanctions against Russia: Escalation Scenarios and Countermeasures»

... the framework of the meeting: current dynamics of the sanctions regime of the Western countries towards Russia and prospects for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the issues of the EU-the U.S. relations in connection with the situation around Iran, possible measures and mechanisms for mitigating sanctions, as well as scenarios for the development of foreign policy economic instruments in the U.S., EU, Russia, and China. Leading scientists and experts in the area of international relations,...

27.05.2018

Moscow’s Iraq strategy: Make lots of friends

... Peshmerga vs. the Case of Islamic State in Iraq Iraq is important for Russia not only as an economic and trade partner, but also as a factor in influencing regional policy. Russia clearly understands that its possibilities in the country are limited, as Iran and the United States are the main foreign players with direct influence on Iraq. Saudi Arabia, which took a number of steps to reinforce its influence in the country in the past year, still lags behind. China , Iraq’s key economic partner, keeps ...

15.05.2018
 

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     22 (21%)
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